Canine Rabies: A Looming Threat to Public Health
Contributor(s):: Sigfrido Burgos-Cáceres
Rabies is an acute, fatal viral disease that infects domestic and wild animals and is transmissible to humans. Worldwide, rabies kills over 55,000 people every year. The domestic dog plays a pivotal role in rabies transmission. Domestic dogs are not only part of our daily lives but also of our...
Nov 05 2013
OneHealth: Rabies and Other Disease Risks from Free-Roaming Dogs
Some observations on rabies in Alaska, with special reference to wild canidae
Contributor(s):: Robert L. Rausch
Includes a summary of available information on outbreaks of rabies recorded in canine animals in Alaska over a 9-year period (1949-57), and to discuss some problems relating to the natural history of rabies in high boreal regions.
Feral cat control in Britain; developing a rabies contingency strategy
Contributor(s):: R.J.C. Page, D.H. Bennett
Feral cat (Felis catus) control is required for reasons of public health, the welfare of cats themselves, and rabies control should an outbreak occur in Britain. A prerequisite to the control of feral cat colonies would be establishing their location. A method for locating colonies was developed...
The role of bait manipulation in the delivery of oral rabies vaccine to skunks
Contributor(s):: Stacie J. Robinson, Susan M. Jojola, Kurt C. VerCauteren
The majority of rabies cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control each year occur in wildlife including skunks, raccoons, bats, foxes, and coyotes. Currently, oral rabies vaccination campaigns are employed to immunize coyotes, foxes, and raccoons. Though skunks are vectors of 6 rabies...
Population monitoring in support of a rabies vaccination program for skunks in Arizona
Contributor(s):: Richard M. Engeman, Kevin L. Christensen, Michael J. Pipas, David L. Bergman
Three population monitoring methods were evaluated in support of a trap/vaccinate/release program for controlling a bat variant of rabies virus in skunks (Mephitis mephitis) in Flagstaff, Arizona (USA). Skunks were the primary species targeted for population monitoring during the program, but...
Monitoring raccoon rabies in Alabama: the potential effects of habitat and demographics
Contributor(s):: Wendy Arjo, Christine Fisher, James Armstrong, Dana Johnson, Frank Boyd
Density, morphometrics, and disease prevalence of raccoon populations were determined in 4 habitats (agriculture, riverine, managed, and forested) in central Alabama. In addition we monitored 71 collared raccoons to determine survival. Density estimates were similar in the agriculture (ag) and...
Rabies revaccination for companion animals: Canadian data
Contributor(s):: Nigel Gumley
Rabies is widespread in Canada, although, traditionally,the majority of reported cases have occurred in Ontario (85%) and, to a lesser extent, in Saskatchewan (10%). Since 1958, over 60 000 rabies cases have been recorded, with approximately 75% of them occurring in wildlife and the remainder in...
Perceptions of village dogs by villagers and tourists in the coastal region of rural Oaxaca, Mexico
Contributor(s):: Ruiz-Izaguirre, E., Eilers, C. H. A. M.
Guidelines for police officers when responding to emergency animal incidents
Contributor(s):: Hanyok, P. M.
A pilot study on the usefulness of information and education campaign materials in enhancing the knowledge, attitude and practice on rabies in rural Sri Lanka
Contributor(s):: Matibag, G. C., Ohbayashi, Y., Kanda, K., Yamashina, H., Kumara, W. R., Perera, I. N., De Silva, D. D., De, S. Gunawardena G. S., Jayasinghe, A., Ditangco, R. A., Tamashiro, H.
Canine ecology and socioeconomic factors associated with dogs unvaccinated against rabies in a Mexican city across the US-Mexico border
Contributor(s):: Flores-Ibarra, M., Estrella-Valenzuela, G.
Characterization and observation of animals responsible for rabies post-exposure treatment in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Contributor(s):: Reynes, J. M., Soares, J. L., Keo, C., Ong, S., Heng, N. Y., Vanhoye, B.
Cost-description of a pilot parenteral vaccination campaign against rabies in dogs in N'Djamena, Chad
Contributor(s):: Kayali, U., Mindekem, R., Hutton, G., Ndoutamia, A. G., Zinsstag, J.
Coverage of pilot parenteral vaccination campaign against canine rabies in N'Djamena, Chad
Contributor(s):: Kayali, U., Mindekem, R., Yemadji, N., Vounatsou, P., Kaninga, Y., Ndoutamia, A. G., Zinsstag, J.
Evaluation of a canine rabies vaccination campaign and characterization of owned-dog populations in the Philippines
Contributor(s):: Robinson, L. E., Miranda, M. E., Miranda, N. L., Childs, J. E.
Field evaluation of a dog owner, participation-based, bait delivery system for the oral immunization of dogs against rabies in Tunisia
Contributor(s):: Ben Youssef, S., Matter, H. C., Schumacher, C. L., Kharmachi, H., Jemli, J., Mrabet, L., Gharbi, M., Hammami, S., El Hicheri, K., Aubert, M. F., Meslin, F. X.
Incidence of canine rabies in N'Djamena, Chad
Contributor(s):: Kayali, U., Mindekem, R., Yemadji, N., Oussiguere, A., Naissengar, S., Ndoutamia, A. G., Zinsstag, J.
Knowledge and perceptions of dog-associated zoonoses: Brazos County, Texas, USA
Contributor(s):: Bingham, G. M., Budke, C. M., Slater, M. R.
Rabies-vaccination coverage and profiles of the owned-dog population in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
Contributor(s):: Suzuki, K., Pereira, J. A., Frias, L. A., Lopez, R., Mutinelli, L. E., Pons, E. R.